Jill’s note: This “poem” was inspired by my three sons and their infinite curiosity in exploring the natural world in ways that all-too-few children get the opportunity to do . I have to admit that they didn’t actually do ALL of this, some of the poem’s lines come from stories other farm moms have told… … More An Ode to Farm Boys
For the introduction to this story about a farm truck named “Old Brown”, which has used up more lives than a cat, see “One Piece At a Time“. This follow-up reveals the fate of two more of Old Brown’s replaced parts. Read on to find out how windshield #2 and hood #1, met their demise … More Windshield #2 and Hood #1
In honor of Mother’s Day 2011, here is my tribute to farm mothers (including mine) A Farm Mom…. –can bandage a child’s knee, splint a baby bird’s broken leg, and dehorn a calf –will build a campfire, build a doghouse, and build a child’s self-esteem by letting them think that they built it –can tuck … More A Farm Mom….